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Living in Saitama

Saitama Prefecture, one of the few landlocked prefectures in Japan, is located north of Tokyo in the Kanto region of Honshu. It is considered to be a part of the Greater Tokyo Metropolitan Area, and many of its residents commute to Tokyo daily, making Saitama Prefecture's economy largely dependent on Tokyo. The population of Saitama Prefecture is 7.19 million. Much of Saitama's population lives in its larger cities; Saitama City, the capital, Soka, Misato, as well as many other smaller cities. Many Tokyoites travel to Saitama for shopping. Costco, Lalaport, IKEA and one of the largest shopping malls in Japan, Koshigaya LakeTown are all located in Saitama.

Climate

Average Annual Temperature

15 ℃

Population

Total Population

7,289,000

Foreign Residents

152,486

Foreigner Births

1,255

Information

No. of persons per household

2.98

Age of household heads (years old)

60

Income

531,667

Expenditure

406,412

Savings

22,630,000

Liabilities

7,220,000

Total population

7,289,000

Foreign residents

152,486

Foreigner births

1,255

Annual crime

122,893

Annual income

6,380,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

75,785

Rents for dwelling & land

66,167

Imputed rent

89,785

Fuel, light & water charges

20,033

Electricity

7,728

Gas

4,581

Furniture & household utensils

9,589

Clothing & footwear

13,832

Medical care

11,673

Transportation & communication

52,204

Public transportation

9,927

Private transportation

23,382

Communication

15,428

Education

26,077

Culture & recreation

31,492

Foreign Nationalities

China

67,759

Vietnam

20,878

Philippines

20,145

Korea ( South and North )

17,311

Brazil

7,302

Nepal

5,847

Peru

3,485

Thailand

3,187

Taiwan

3,185

Indonesia

2,535

Pakistan

2,485

United States

2,031

Foreigner Status

Special permanent resident

8,679

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

7,252

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

5,788

Specific activity

5,583

Spouse of permanent resident

3,664

Technical skill

3,144

Management

2,553

Corporate transfers

632

Education

486

Advanced Profession No. 1

402

Professor

246

Research

193

All data shown has been published by The Japanese Meteorological Agency and The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Information provided by City-Cost is for educational purposes and we hope the data posted here helps you.

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